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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-31-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
0.32012
0.22013
2014
0.12015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2012 BAL MLB 12 4 38.3 23 18 46 4 .256 105 5.4 4.2 0.9 10.8 26% .229 .206 1.07 3.41 2.11 82 2.68 1.0
2013 BAL MLB 9 1 15.7 14 13 20 2 .257 101 8.0 7.5 1.1 11.5 28% .316 .288 1.72 4.67 7.47 100 5.57 -0.2
CareerMLB21554.03731666.2561046.25.21.011.027%.256.2331.263.783.67883.620.9

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 JAX AA 2 0 4.0 2 2 3 0 .251 99 4.5 4.5 0.0 6.8 25% .167 .176 1.00 3.72 0.00
2006 OGD Rk 14 14 78.1 79 25 86 4 .270 86 9.1 2.9 0.5 9.9 40% .369 .258 1.33 3.52 3.92
2007 GRL A 18 16 81.7 90 40 65 2 .266 95 9.9 4.4 0.2 7.2 35% .341 .297 1.59 3.65 4.85
2007 woc Wnt 1 1 4.0 2 0 5 0 .000 4.5 0.0 0.0 11.2 0% .286 .000 0.50 2.19 0.00
2007 woc Wnt 7 7 30.7 20 7 23 2 .000 5.9 2.1 0.6 6.7 0% .240 .000 0.88 4.17 2.05
2008 GRL A 13 13 73.0 59 25 57 4 .263 93 7.3 3.1 0.5 7.0 49% .264 .239 1.15 3.57 2.34
2008 INL A+ 11 11 52.0 68 21 55 9 .287 95 11.8 3.6 1.6 9.5 30% .388 .323 1.71 5.18 7.10
2009 INL A+ 18 16 96.7 94 42 102 14 .276 101 8.7 3.9 1.3 9.5 34% .320 .271 1.41 5.03 3.82
2009 BOW AA 7 7 38.0 24 17 37 3 .269 92 5.7 4.0 0.7 8.8 31% .219 .234 1.08 3.80 2.84
2009 CHT AA 2 2 10.7 8 3 15 1 .245 102 6.7 2.5 0.8 12.6 31% .280 .227 1.03 2.63 1.68
2010 BOW AA 28 28 145.0 144 78 128 24 .256 105 8.9 4.8 1.5 7.9 28% .292 .273 1.53 5.59 5.09
2011 BOW AA 10 10 58.3 40 15 59 7 .276 82 6.2 2.3 1.1 9.1 28% .232 .209 0.94 3.82 2.16
2011 NOR AAA 17 17 87.3 101 47 63 7 .257 93 10.4 4.8 0.7 6.5 29% .333 .284 1.69 4.59 5.56
2012 BAL MLB 12 4 38.3 23 18 46 4 .256 105 5.4 4.2 0.9 10.8 26% .229 .206 1.07 3.41 2.11
2012 NOR AAA 19 14 91.3 66 31 86 7 .255 94 6.5 3.1 0.7 8.5 30% .244 .231 1.06 3.49 2.86
2013 BAL MLB 9 1 15.7 14 13 20 2 .257 101 8.0 7.5 1.1 11.5 28% .316 .288 1.72 4.67 7.47
2013 ABE A- 2 2 6.0 5 2 6 1 .259 102 7.5 3.0 1.5 9.0 31% .267 .263 1.17 5.26 3.00
2013 NOR AAA 10 8 46.0 40 17 52 4 .249 98 7.8 3.3 0.8 10.2 35% .308 .239 1.24 3.18 4.11
2013 ORI Rk 1 1 2.0 0 1 3 0 .251 99 0.0 4.5 0.0 13.5 50% .000 .046 0.50 1.96 0.00
2014 ABE A- 3 3 8.0 3 6 5 1 .259 98 3.4 6.8 1.1 5.6 57% .100 .201 1.12 0.00 3.38
2014 NOR AAA 13 13 38.0 47 30 32 9 .251 105 11.1 7.1 2.1 7.6 31% .322 .318 2.03 0.00 7.11
2014 ORI Rk 1 1 1.7 0 2 3 0 .270 104 0.0 10.8 0.0 16.2 0% .000 .164 1.20 0.00 0.00
2015 NOR AAA 32 3 54.7 43 16 67 2 .250 102 7.1 2.6 0.3 11.0 34% .323 .203 1.08 2.11 2.30

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2012 666 0.5150 0.4354 0.7379 0.5948 0.2663 0.7745 0.6512 0.2621
2013 302 0.4768 0.3775 0.7456 0.5556 0.2152 0.7750 0.6765 0.2544
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-24 2014-09-24 Minors 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Bone Spur 2014-09-24
2014-05-14 2014-07-23 Minors 70 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2014-04-12 2014-05-03 Minors 21 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-06-06 2013-08-02 15-DL 57 50 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2013-03-23 2013-04-30 15-DL 38 26 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi - -
2012-09-30 2012-10-13 DTD 13 4 Left Knee Soreness Batted Ball Off of Right Foot - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 BAL $
2014 BAL $
2013 BAL $495,000
2012 BAL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$495,000
1 yrTotal$495,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 12 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/21/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.506M (2014). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/24/14.
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Baltimore for 2012 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Baltimore 6/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011).
  • 1 year (2010). Selected by San Francisco from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/09. Returned by San Francisco to Baltimore 3/16/10.
  • Acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/30/09 (George Sherrill deal).
  • Drafted 2005 (13-406) (St. Paulís HS, Brooklandville, Md.).

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BP Articles

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The Lineup Card: Eight Final MovesBaseball Prospectus2015-01-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Selling-the-Closer MythR.J. Anderson2014-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-06
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Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-07
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 7, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-07
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 5, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-05
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 5, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-05
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-01
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-15
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Future Shock: Getting DealtKevin Goldstein2009-08-06
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Steve Johnson threw 976 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Change (79mph) and Curve (68mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (79mph).